Sunday, December 8, 2013
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“Top of Radio City, New York City,” 1937, watercolor on paper, from “John Marin: Modernism at Mid-Century,” continuing at the Portland Museum of Art.
Courtesy Portland Museum of Art
The York Public Library’s free summer film series features “Black Swan” at 7 tonight.
"Variations IV," an exhibition of art, objects and perspectives, highlighting seven artists, seven objects and multiple perspectives, Circling the Square Fine Art Press Gallery, Gardiner. 582-2108; theartdogs.com. 2 to 6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through July 23.
Martha Baum, "Bath and Beyond," paintings, Just Framing, Bath. 443-3076. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Bald Hill Boys with special guest pianist Dawson Hill, acoustic bluegrass, folk and rock music, benefits conservation projects on Sabbathday Lake, Sabbathday Lake Grange, New Gloucester, $10, $5 for 18 and under. 926-4296. 7 p.m. Friday.
Nicole's 5K Run/Walk to Benefit Caring Unlimited, Lords Point, Kennebunk Beach, Kennebunk, $20-$25. nicolesrun.org. Registration at 6:45 a.m., race at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Rustic Overtnes, Sly-Chi, Grand Hotel, Pete Kilpatrick, Pete Miller Band, Max Atter, Anderson Counc, Red Cross Mid-Coast Chapter benefit. Tickets at Bull Moose locations, Thomas Point Beach, Brunswick, $12-$15, under 12, over 80 free. thomaspointbeach.com/events. Noon Saturday.
Dan Harrington, author of Who's at the Door? A Memoir of Me and the Missionaries," Bangor Public Library. 947-8336. 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
Books and Authors
Dr. Douglas Tallamy, author of "Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens," discussion on the important ecological roles of the native plants in our landscapes and gardens, College of the Atlantic (Gates Center), Bar Harbor. 288-5015. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Pendred Noyce, author of kids fantasy "Lost in Lexicon: An Adventure in Words and Numbers," Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. 563-3207. 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Amy Wood, author of "Life Your Way," Kennebooks, Kennebunk, free. 967-6136. kennebooks.com. RSVP suggested. 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Anita Shreve, author of "Rescue," Kennebooks, Kennebunk, free. 967-6136. kennebooks.com. RSVP suggested. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Jim Nichols, author of "Hull Creek," Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, free. MaineMaritimemuseum.org. Noon Wednesday.
Melissa Coleman, author of "This Life is in Your Hands," Witherle Public Library, Castine. 326-4375. witherle.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Linda and Martha Greenlaw, authors of "Maine Summers Cookbook: Recipes for Delicious Sun Filled Days," includes buffet and signed copy of the cookbook. Present-ed by the Maine Coast Bookshop, 1812 Farm, Bristol, $45, $60 for couple. 563-3207. 4 p.m. Thursday.
George Dalphin, local author of "Bob Wacszowski, Necromancer," Bull Moose, Scarborough. bullmoose.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
Paul Doiron, author or "Trespasser," Owl & Turtle Bookstore, Camden, free. owlandturtle.com. 6 p.m. Thursday.
Brown Bag Lecture series, Kim Kalicky, "Away at Camp in Maine" (with slideshow), one-hour program, bring your own lunch, Portland Public Library, free. 871-1710. Noon to 1 p.m. Friday.
Maine Authors Publishing Festival, 18 authors from Maine Publishing, for anyone interested in having a book published. Borders Books and Music, South Portland, free. 775-6110. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Mathew Keill, author of "Monhegan Windows," Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. 563-3207. 5 p.m. Friday.
Linda Greenlaw, author of "The Maine Summer Cookbook," Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport, free. 967-6136. kennebooks.com. RSVP suggested. 6:30 p.m. Friday.
Tess Gerritsen, "Rizzoli & Isles" creator and bestselling suspense author, Bookstacks, Bucksport, free. owlandturtle.com. 1 p.m. Saturday.
Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill, $15. Beethoven, Schumann and Faure, 4 p.m. today.
"Cafe Vienna," with PORTopera's Young Artists, The Temple, Ocean Park, $12. oceanpark.org. 7:30 p.m. today.
Organist John Weaver, recital commemorates 20th anniversary of the installation of the Austin Organ at the church, Boothbay Harbor Congregational Church, free. 882-5525. 4 p.m. today.
Maestro Melton and the St. Luke's Choir, Ogunquit Baptist Church, donations welcome. ogunquitbaptistchurch.org. 7 p.m. today.
Organist Felix Hell, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $17, two for $25, under 12 free. 553-4363. foko.org. "Kotzschmar Konversations," pre-concert chats, 6:30 to 7 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
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Eric Bibb is among the featured performers at the North Atlantic Blues Festival, happening next weekend in Rockland.
Keith Perry Pictures
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Vishten brings the rollicking music of Prince Edward Island to One Longfellow Square in Portland on Thursday.